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Engin Cetinkaya, Canan Gonen Aydin, Yunus Emre Akman, Murat Gul, Yavuz Arikan, Osman Emre Aycan, Yavuz Selim Kabukcuoglu
INTRODUCTION: Quadriceps tendon injuries are rare. There is a limited number of studies in the literature, reporting partial quadriceps tendon ruptures. We did not find any study reporting an isolated vastus intermedius tendon injury in the literature. PRESENTATION OF CASE: A 22 years old professional rugby player with the complaints of pain in the right lower limb, decreased range of motion in right knee and a mass in the mid-anterior of the right thigh applied following an overloading on his hyperflexed knee during a rugby match...
2015: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Ylva Nilsagård, Elisabeth Westerdahl, Anna Wittrin, Martin Gunnarsson
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: People with multiple sclerosis (PwMS) experience falls, usually when walking and transferring. The aim was to investigate if walking distance and patient overestimate of walking distance are predictors of falls in PwMS. METHODS: A prospective study was conducted, with a single test occasion followed by prospective registration of falls for 3 months. All PwMS in Region Örebro County with a previously registered Expanded Disability Status Scale score between 3...
June 2016: Physiotherapy Research International: the Journal for Researchers and Clinicians in Physical Therapy
Gary Ventolini
UNLABELLED: Vulvodynia or vulvar pain syndrome is a chronic, heterogeneous, and multifactorial gynecological condition with an estimated prevalence of 9 - 12%, broad and substantial effect on quality of life due to physical disabilities, psychological distress and sexual dysfunction. A rationale therapeutic approach for the treatment of vulvodynia is still under investigation. A review of treatment modalities proposed by most of the clinicians involved in managing these patients advocated initially utilizing non-invasive therapies and then to proceed gradually to more aggressive therapies...
April 4, 2011: Journal of Clinical Medicine Research
E E Egbagbe, S O Elusoji
The case of a nineteen year old male student who presented with marked dyspnoea, dysphagia and horseness of voice is presented. Chest examination revealed bilateral polyphonic rhonchi and the chest radiograph showed the presence of subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum. A diagnosis of acute severe asthma complicated with subcutaneous emphysema and pneumomediastinum was made and the patient was managed conservatively on nebulized salbutamol, steroids, oxygen and chest physiotheraphy. He made a remarkable improvement and has remained in a stable clinical condition...
June 2006: JPMA. the Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
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